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Does the person who took the log work for the hospital?
no.. they were visiting another child and looked at the book
Unfortunately, that is a violation of your privacy but not a HIPPA violation. A HIPPA violation would require that the person who violated your rights was a medical provider. Without that, you cannot prove a violation.
what could be done about the privacy violation?
are ministers bound to protect peoples privacy?
You have a case for violation of your privacy rights under state law. You can still file a lawsuit. But you need to prove that you were damaged in some way. I would talk to an attorney about sending a demand letter to the responsible party.